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Exchange Rate Regimes and the Stability of the International Monetary System

Exchange Rate Regimes and the Stability of the International Monetary System »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Atish Ghosh , Jonathan Ostry , and Charalambos Tsangarides

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589069312.084

ISBN: 9781589069312

Keywords: Exchange rate regimes, Financial stability, International monetary system, Reserve currencies, Reserves accumulation, Trade integration, exchange rate, exchange rate regime, exchange rates, real exchange rate

The member countries of the International Monetary Fund collaborate to try to assure orderly exchange arrangements and promote a stable system of exchange rates, recognizing that the essential purpose of the intern...

The IMF's Data Dissemination Initiative After Ten Years

The IMF's Data Dissemination Initiative After Ten Years »

Series: Books

Author(s): William Alexander , John Cady , and Jesus Gonzalez-Garcia

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 March 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589067004.071

ISBN: 9781589067004

Keywords: sdds, statistics, international reserves, exchange rate, central banks

The Data Dissemination Initiative was launched in the mid-1990s as part of a broader internationally-agreed-upon initiative to strengthen transparency and promote good governance practices by establishing standards...

Foreign Exchange Intervention in Inflation Targeters in Latin America

Foreign Exchange Intervention in Inflation Targeters in Latin America »

Series: Books

Author(s): Marcos Chamon , David Hofman , Nicolas Magud , and Alejandro Werner

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 February 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484375686.071

ISBN: 9781484375686

Keywords: Foreign exchange intervention, Exchange rates, Inflation targeting, Central banks, Exchange markets, Exchange rate policy, Exchange policy, central bank, volatility, exchange market

Foreign exchange intervention is widely used as a policy tool, particularly in emerging markets, but many facets of this tool remain limited, especially in the context of flexible exchange rate regimes. The Latin A...

Le Deuxieme Amendement Aux Statuts du Fonds

Le Deuxieme Amendement Aux Statuts du Fonds »

Series: Pamphlet Series

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 January 1978

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451926941.054

ISBN: 9781451926941

Keywords: exchange arrangements, international monetary system, monetary fund, voting, voting power, exchange rate, exchange rates, exchange rate policies, reserve tranche, freely usable currencies

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Adjustment, Conditionality, and International Financing
			: Papers Presented at the Seminar on "The Role of the International Monetary Fund in the Adjustment Process" held in Vina del Mar, Chile, April 5-8, 1983

Adjustment, Conditionality, and International Financing : Papers Presented at the Seminar on "The Role of the International Monetary Fund in the Adjustment Process" held in Vina del Mar, Chile, April 5-8, 1983 »

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1984

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9780939934287.071

ISBN: 9780939934287

Keywords: balance of payments, exchange rate, current account, international reserves, central bank

This book, edited by Joaquín Muns, contains papers presented at a seminar in Viña del Mar, Chile, under the sponsorship of the Central Bank of Chile, the Federico Santa María University, and the IMF....

Problems of international Money, 1972-85

Problems of international Money, 1972-85 »

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 August 1996

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9780939934584.071

ISBN: 9780939934584

Keywords: balance of payments, financial intermediation, international financial, reserve holdings, exchange rate

This paper analyzes problems of international money. The paper highlights that there are three chief economic evils-starvation and poverty in the Third World, unemployment in industrial countries, and price inflati...

Self-Fulfilling Risk Predictions

Self-Fulfilling Risk Predictions »

Source: Self-Fulfilling Risk Predictions : An Application to Speculative Attacks

Volume/Issue: 1998/124

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Robert Flood , and Nancy Marion

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 1998

ISBN: 9781451854695

Keywords: Currency crisis, devaluation, risk premium, exchange rate, fixed exchange rate, bond, international reserves, shadow exchange rate

The paper shows that changing market beliefs about currency risk can generate a self-fulfilling speculative attack on a fixed exchange rate. The attack does not require a later change in policies to make it profita...

Mongolia

Mongolia »

Source: Mongolia : Ex Post Evaluation of Exceptional Access Under the 2009 Stand-By Arrangement

Volume/Issue: 2011/77

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 March 2011

ISBN: 9781455230129

Keywords: exchange rate, foreign exchange, international monetary fund, international reserves

To help economic adjustment in the midst of the global economic crisis, an 18-month Stand-By Arrangement (SBA) was supported by IMF resources. The cause of Mongolia's crisis in 2008-09 and its resolution and design...

Can Higher Reserves Help Reduce Exchange Rate Volatility?

Can Higher Reserves Help Reduce Exchange Rate Volatility? »

Source: Can Higher Reserves Help Reduce Exchange Rate Volatility?

Volume/Issue: 2004/189

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): M. Nowak , Ketil Hviding , and Luca Ricci

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2004

ISBN: 9781451859645

Keywords: Foreign exchange volatility, reserve adequacy, exchange rate, exchange rate volatility, effective exchange rate, exchange rate regime, real effective exchange rate, International Finance: General,

This paper studies the role of an increase in foreign exchange reserves in reducing currency volatility for emerging market countries. The study employs a panel of 28 countries over the period 1986-2002. Several co...

Republic of Armenia

Republic of Armenia »

Source: Republic of Armenia : Sixth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility -Staff Report; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Republic of Armenia

Volume/Issue: 2008/176

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 June 2008

ISBN: 9781451801682

Keywords: exchange rate, foreign exchange, international reserves, external debt

Macroeconomic performance of Armenia in 2007 has been strong, with double-digit growth and single-digit inflation for the sixth consecutive year. Fiscal policy in 2007 remains prudent, with the central government d...